About Michael Fracker

Michael's extensive experience teaching teachers and leaders how to revitalize their Sabbath School classes is still evident in his Teacher Outlines. For more of his background, see our About page)

12: Prayer, Healing, and Restoration – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : There is nothing that God cannot heal, transform, undo, bind up, or restore. Jesus is interested in the total person in a substantial, lasting healing. [Lesson Plan for Prayer, Healing, and Restoration December 15, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read James 5:13-15. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the … [Click to read more …]

11: Getting Ready For the Harvest – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : As we wait for the Lord to return, James encourages believers to strive to be patient in the face of evil and injustice and not to take heart. [Lesson Plan for Getting Ready for the Harvest December 8, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read James 5:7,8. a. Ask class members to share a … [Click to read more …]

10: Weep and Howl – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : Meaningful relationships, job satisfaction, and a purposeful life gives one more happiness than wealth. [Lesson plan for Weep and Howl December 1. 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read James 5:1-5. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. What kind of wealth … [Click to read more …]

09: Our Lawgiver and Judge – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : Our attitude towards law affects how we relate to others and to God. Law governs how we relate to others. [Lesson plan for One Lawgiver and Judge November 24, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read James 4:11,12. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text … [Click to read more …]

08: The Humility of Heavenly Wisdom – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : It is the love of self that brings unrest. We need the same mind of Jesus that humbled Himself that we might be saved. [Lesson Plan for The Humility of Heavenly Wisdom October 17. 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read James 3:13-16. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the … [Click to read more …]

07: Taming the Tongue – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : Words hold tremendous power. Words can soothe and reassure, or poison and contaminate. [Lesson Plan for Taming the Tongue November 10, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read James 3:1,2. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. Why does being a teacher … [Click to read more …]

06: Faith That Works – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : Faith and works cannot be separated. We can’t be saved by our works, but without them, our faith is useless. [Lesson Plan for Faith That Works November 3, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read James 2:18. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text … [Click to read more …]

05: Love and the Law – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : It is our love for God that leads us to do His will. It is the doers of His law of love who will be justified.. [Lesson Plan for Love and the Law October 27, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read James 2:1-7. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what … [Click to read more …]

04: Being and Doing – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought: When we are saved by grace, we will be doers of God’s Word, because we have placed our faith in Him. He leads us to become new in the Spirit. [Lesson Plan for Being and Doing October 20, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read James 1:22-24. a. Ask class members to share a thought … [Click to read more …]

03: Enduring Temptation – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought: God provided everything to overcome sin. As we hide the Word in our hearts, we can overcome the temptation to sin… [Lesson Plan for Enduring Temptation October 13, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read James 1:12-14. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. … [Click to read more …]